TITLE

Integrating community capacity building and reuse planning into the reclamation of American mine lands: how U.S. regulators are cleaning up with communities

AUTHOR(S)
LaRosa, C.M.; Ariail III, J.L.; Larsen, K.A.
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Mining Engineering;Mar2006, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper discusses the evolution of U.S. laws and policies towards environmental remediation at mine hinds during the past 20 year the opportunities that these changes present for reuse and the remaining challenges associated with community capacity for effective reuse planning and implementation. Emerging initiatives by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Interior for addressing these challenges are discussed.
ACCESSION #
20746972

 

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